Programm:
Theatre Music Cinema For Children Education Visual Art Dance Art Performance Literature Alternative music

THEATER

24 September, 19:30

HAVE A GOOD DAY! (LITHUANIAN FOCUS)

CHeerful opera for 10 cashiers,  who share their intrigues and stories with audience to the sound of supermarket and piano. The play was awarded Golden Stage Cross prize for the best Lithuanian Authors' Performance and two Baltic Theatre Festival prizes. In 2015 opera was awarded Main Prize of the Fast Forward festival in Braunschweig (Germany).

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24 September, 23:59

DREAM OPERA “NEPROSTI” (THE UNSIMPLE)

 On the night between Saturdayand Sunday, the audience will listen to opera lying on comfortable mattresses, wrapping in cozy blankets  and plunging into the dream world.В ніч з суботи на неділю слухачі, замість на твердих стільцях, розмістяться на матрацах, закутаються у пледи та музику і слухатимуть оперу, наче сон. A grand and a toy piano, a toneless contrabass and an old creaked violin, mysterious drums and piercing voice of wizard Prohasko will be combined in a 5-hour performance-lullaby by creators of opera IYOV and Babylon Roman Ggrigoriv and IIllya Razumeiko, which will last from midnight to the sunrise.

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24 September, 20:00

SUNSAY, DAKOOKA, ЕЁ

Searching for inner harmony by Andrey Zaporozhets, unique sound and magic DaKookavoice alongside with brave and honest "eё" (team from Kharkiv) on the festival big musical stage.

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25 September, 20:00

MUJUICE, THE ELEPHANTS, ANTONINA PROJECT

Guest from Russia Mujuice, indie-duet from Sumy The Elephants and electronic etno-project by Nina Matvienko’s daughter - Antonina will close Atlas Stage.

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ACADEMIC MUSIC

24 September, 17:00

BLOOK: THE BUNKER IMPROVISATION

Concert-improvisation by the team from Kyiv - The Blook Duo (Aleksei Shmurak and Oleg Shpudeiko) will engage the original acoustics of the room, with its delays and resonances, into the musical improvisation. The icing on the cake will become the place where the concert will be held, namely real  underground bunker on the territory of Art-zavod “Platforma”.

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25 September, 20:00

HAMLET-DRAMA FOR TROMBONE AND ORCHESTRA

Young trombonist  Elias Faingersh and The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine turned Shakespeare play into unique multi layered concert which combines winding melodies, ancient church-bells and the sound of waves culminating in a powerful explosion.

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CHOREOGRAPHY

24 September, 19:00

CHEVI MURADAY: BLACK BOX, EVENING OF DANCE MINIATURES

Spanish choreographer and director Chevi Muraday and a dance company “Totem Dance Group” led by Khrystyna Shyshkarova will create common  project which they wiil present to the audience in the form of dancing miniatures.

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25 September, 19:00

FEEL-LINK (LITHUANIAN FOCUS)

Lavrinas Zhakyavichyus and Ayirida Gudayte’s dancing duet will present  their urbanistic performance about love. Decorations for the play will be alternative interpretation of Nina Simone’s music and two containers on the stage. In 2012, the ‘Feel-Link’ was nominated main award of “Golden Stage Cross”, the highest prize for the performing arts in Lithuania. This summer the artists were engaged in performance tour in France, Sweden and even at the celebrated Fringe theatre festival in Edinburgh.

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FOR CHILDREN

24 та 25 September during the day

KIDS – children’s space

У рамках проекту Book Platform відкриється дитячий простір та літературна програма KIDS. Для дитячої аудиторії проект приготував майстер-класи з малювання, створення власних літературних історій, техніки ілюстрації та навіть пошуку відео про книжки в інтернеті. Разом з дітьми свої твори читатимуть відомі українські письменники, серед яких Володимир Арєнєв, Галина Ткачук, Тарас Прохасько.

Усі інтерактивні літературні заходи, читання і майстер-класи зорієнтовані на конкретні вікові групи (від 3 до 15 років) та проводяться виключно українською мовою.

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24-25 September, 13:00

EAST OF THE SUN, WEST OF THE MOON

(The Fetch Theatre)

Northern Ireland musical theater The Fetch Theatre ruins the myth that puppet shows are only for children. East of the Sun, West of the Moon is a spellbinding tale of adventure, mystery and romance featuring a magical white bear, a young girl and a troll

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25 September, 18:00

MUSICAL “MUCH ADO”

Fairy staging involving children musicals. The humorous story about life behind the scenes featured by the heroes of the musicals “The Cats”, “The Little Mermaid”, "The Wizard of Oz”, “Lion King".

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VISUAL ART

Exhibition Burn, Babylon

AES+F group, the pioneers of video art, photos made by world-famous documentalist Borys Mykhailov, the pieces by Victor Sydorenko, Dmytro Kavsan, Florine Leoni and Sylvain Baumann and other young artists in Eugene Bereznitsky curator project.

 

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2036: ART FOR SALE

 

"HAMMERMAN KILLS VIRUSES" and "GOGOLFEST DESTROYS TIME" present "2036" – the project well ahead of its time. Unprecedented art fair! Everything’s for sale!

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SCULPTURE WORKSHOP. SPECIAL PROJECT

 

Project participants through sculptural forms comprehend the idea of superpower, its infectious spread, human worship or human slavery to it.Members: Anton Ilchuk, Vasiliy Tatarsky, Vlad Volosenko, Vitaly Protosenya, Vyacheslav Hudenok, Yegor Zigura, Ivan Pidhaynyy, Ilya Novgorodov, Constantine Sinitsky, Mykyta Zigura, Oksana Levchenya-Konstantinovska, Alexander Volosenko, Peter Gronsky and Tetiana Maxymchuk

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CINEMA

24 September

The audience will have a chance to watch  documentary film Babylon'13: Crimea. As It Was, dir. Kostyantyn Klyatskyn;

documentary film “Own Voice”, dir. Sergey Maslobojschikov; short films collection of Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art; the collection of short films «Focus On Poland»;

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25 September

During the last day of the festival you can watch:  presentation of My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan, Ukraine, 2016, dir. Olena Demyanenko: film from Docudays UA program: Salamanca and Strange Particles, Russia, 2015; - Babylon'13: Three days at the Donetsk airport, Ukraine, 2016; Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema (CUC). The best short films.

 

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LITERATURE

24-25September

BOOK PLATFORM

Book Platform – a new form project of a book-fair under festival “GOGOLFEST.BABYLON” on the Art-zavod Platforma. Fair stalls are installed following the principle of labyrinth; every participant will model their own unique space, telling a personal story. In one of Borges stories the author describes Universe as a Babylon Library, with hexagonal galleries and five shelves on each wall – this is exactly what the Book Platform will look like. Visitors enter into closed world, pass through all key stages of human existence.

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FASHION-ART

24-25 September

DESIGNERS' EXPOSITION “GOGOL'S JACKET”

 

Art-zavod Platforma is going to host the FASHION-ART program, centred around designers' exposition “Gogol's Jacket”. Decorated jackets were inspired by the works of Gogol and mythology of Babylon. The program will also feature designers' installations, lectures and workshops.

 

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